Ankle Sprain (cont.)
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Ankle Sprain Treatment
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Treatment by a doctor will be similar to home care, especially using ice to reduce inflammation.
Ankle Sprain Follow-up
Follow-up for ankle sprains is needed only if the ankle is not healing well. This could indicate there is a previously undetected fracture or torn ligaments. An orthopedic or podiatric specialist should be consulted if initial treatment fails. Go to a doctor for follow-up care if any of the following situations:
Medically Reviewed by a Doctor on 2/18/2016
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